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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zayn

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  • A user from Syria says the name Zayn is of Arabic origin and means "Beauty".
  • A submission from Iraq says the name Zayn means "Good" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from Sri Lanka, the name Zayn is of English origin and means "Beautiful".
  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Zayn is of Unknown origin and means "Grace of God".

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From Arabic زين (“beauty”)

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Zayn

Zayn Malik is a singer and songwriter. His ongoing career started in 2010. Zayn was given the name Zain Javadd Malik on January 12th, 1993 in Bradford.


Zayn was born in Saveh.


Zayn Alime is a sports team member for the Frome Town F.C.


Zayn Hakeem is a sports team member for the Mansfield Town F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zayn

Sami Zayn is a wrestler. Sami was born on July 12th, 1984 in Quebec. Sami is also known as Sebei, Rami; Zayn, and Sami.


How popular is the baby name Zayn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1993 5 0 5
1994 9 0 9
1995 14 0 14
1996 11 0 11
1997 16 0 16
1998 15 0 15
1999 26 5 21
2000 21 0 21
2001 20 0 20
2002 39 0 39
2003 42 0 42
2004 41 0 41
2005 39 0 39
2006 39 0 39
2007 52 6 46
2008 47 0 47
2009 55 0 55
2010 46 0 46
2011 48 0 48
2012 131 0 131
2013 232 0 232
2014 270 0 270
2015 411 5 406
2016 753 7 746
2017 1,001 13 988

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Popularity of Zayn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Zayn

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  • How Popular is the name Zayn? Zayn is the 4,849th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zayn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,383 babies born with the first name Zayn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zayn to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zayn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zayn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zayn is Wednesday, May 25th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Zayn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zayn was in 2017 with a total of 988 babies.
  • Random Zayn Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zayn is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 36 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Zayn: Your name in reverse order is Nyaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Znay. How do you pronounce that?

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